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# eu-presidency - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

"Silly season is over": Enda and Eamon get back to work

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste said it is time now for the Government to get down to “real work”.

# eu-presidency - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Germany to seek new EU treaty on budget rules - report

Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine says the federal government wants a convention on a new treaty this December.

# eu-presidency - Monday 23 July, 2012

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The Irish Government are hoping for some corporate sponsorship to help keep the costs of hosting the EU Presidency in 2013 down. This could prove entertaining…

# eu-presidency - Monday 16 July, 2012

After 16 months in office Taoiseach to address Seanad for the first time

Enda Kenny has not got around to addressing the upper house in the 16 months since he took office. That all changes on Wednesday.

# eu-presidency - Monday 25 June, 2012

Creighton takes French lessons ahead of Ireland's stint at EU presidency

The junior minister for EU Affairs is preparing for next year’s presidency of the Council of the EU by learning a fourth language.

# eu-presidency - Friday 25 May, 2012

New car efficiency standards ‘would save drivers €800 a year’

Tougher laws to cut emissions would lead to dramatic savings in the cost of motoring, it’s been claimed.

# eu-presidency - Friday 1 July, 2011

Poland to take over EU presidency

Europe’s sovereign debt crisis, EU enlargement and the EU budget are all on the menu during its presidency.